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The meaning of Jest

Jest – definition


A joke

Usage examples:

We were able to laugh aloud at every jest., his remarks about the beatles were in jest.

Jest translation into English

Jest: translate from English into Chinese

Translate jest into Chinese (Simplified)}
笑话, 玩笑, 诨, 戏弄

Jest: translate from English into Dutch

Translate jest into Dutch}
Grap, Scherts, Schertsen, Spot, Gekheid, Kwinkslag, Spotternij, Mop, Gekheid maken

Jest: translate from English into French

Translate jest into French}
Plaisanter, Plaisanterie, Blague, Farce

Jest: translate from English into German

Translate jest into German}
Scherz, Scherzen, Spaß, Witz, Spaßen

Jest: translate from English into Hindi

Translate jest into Hindi}
हंसी, मज़ाक, ठट्ठा, व्यंग्य करना, हंसी करना, ताना, हंसी उड़ाना, उपहास, ठट्ठा करना, मज़ाक करना, ठट्ठा उड़ाना, ठठ्‍ठा, स्वांग, भेष, परिहास

Jest: translate from English into Italian

Translate jest into Italian}
Scherzo, Scherzare, Beffa, Lazzo, Facezia, Spiritosaggine, Canzonatura, Farsi beffe

Jest: translate from English into Korean

Translate jest into Korean}
농담, 웃음거리, 농담하다

Jest: translate from English into Russian

Translate jest into Russian}
Шутка, Шутить, Насмехаться, Балагурить, Высмеивать, Насмешка, Посмешище, Высмеивание, Объект насмешек, Острота

Jest: translate from English into Spanish

Translate jest into Spanish}
Broma, Bromear, Burla, Chiste, Chancearse, Chanza, Guasa, Burlar, Sonrisa

Word origin

late Middle English: from earlier gest, from Old French geste, from Latin gesta ‘actions, exploits’, from gerere ‘do’. The original sense was ‘heroic deed’, hence ‘a narrative of such deeds’;

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